2013Agency/Docket No.Standard/partTopic
March 29NHTSA-2012-0176Reports, forms, and recordkeeping requirementsIIHS supports collection of information about driver and passenger belt use habits and the effectiveness and consumer acceptance of rear seat belt reminder systems
2011Agency/Docket No.Standard/partTopic
April 22NHTSA-2010-006249 CFR 571.213 Child restraint systems; 49 CFR 571.225 Child restraint anchorage systemsIIHS supports inclusion of belt fit assessment for booster seats in agency's proposed new consumer information program for child restraints
2010Agency/Docket No.Standard/partTopic
August 24NHTSA-2010-006149 CFR 571.208 Occupant crash protectionIIHS supports petition for rulemaking to amend occupant crash protection standard to require rear seat belt reminder systems
2008Agency/Docket No.Standard/partTopic
November 12NHTSA-2008-014949 CFR 571.208 Occupant crash protection; 49 CFR 571.213 Child restraint systems; 49 CFR 571.225 Child restraint anchorage systemsIIHS supports the proposed removal of sunset provision in occupant crash protection standard so that the requirement that lap belts be lockable to secure child restraints in LATCH-equipped seating positions would continue to apply to new vehicles.
2005Agency/Docket No.Standard/partTopic
August 22NHTSA-2005-2160049 CFR 571.3 Definitions; 49 CFR 571.210 Seat belt assembly anchoragesProposed changes to definition and number of designated seating position to ensure sufficient numbers of restraint systems for all occupants (comment)
2003Agency/Docket No.Standard/partTopic
August 25NHTSA-2003-1483849 CFR 571.208 Occupant crash protectionReview of agency's report on improvements in New Car Assessment Program test results due to seat belt pretensioners and load limiters (comment)
January 7OSHA S-776Occupational Safety and Health Act, 1970IIHS requests reconsideration of agency's denial of Institute's initial petition (October 10, 2002) concerning safety belt use in motor vehicles while driving for employment purposes
2002Agency/Docket No.Standard/partTopic
October 10OSHA S-776Occupational Safety and Health Act, 1970IIHS petitions for amendments to federal standard to require mandatory safety belt use in motor vehicles while driving for employment purposes
September 5NHTSA49 CFR 571.208 Occupant crash protection; 49 CFR 571.214 Side impact protectionIIHS petitions for amendments to federal standards to incorporate new seat track and seat back adjustment procedures based on new seating accommodation model
2005CommitteeInstitute presenterTopic
January 27Virginia Senate, Transportation CommitteeStephen L. OeschEffectiveness of primary belt laws